A DAY IN THE LIFEÖ.
How old are you? Iím 9 years old
Who lives in your house with you?
I live with my four sisters, one brother, my mother and my father.
What is your favourite food?
I like eating millet.
What is your favourite game to play alone?
I like running.
What job or chores do you do at home? When do you do them?
Washing utensils, cooking food, looking after cows and goats, processing maize and washing clothes. I do this work in the morning and evening then also on weekends.
What did you do after school finished yesterday?
Yesterday after school, I cooked food and washed plates.
What time do you go to bed?
I go to bed at 8 pm.
What is the best thing about being you?
The best thing about being me is my body size.
What is your house like?
Our house is a temporary one.
What is it made of?
It is made of mud poles and a grass thatched roof.
How many rooms does it have?
It has no rooms.
Do you have any pets? If so, what are there names? Where do they sleep?
Yes! We have some pets - a dog called Kwiss which sleeps in its own house.
How many children are in your school?
There are 114 pupils in my school now.
What time do you get up for school? Who wakes you?
I wake up at 7 am and no one wakes me up.
How do you get to school? How long does it take you to get there?
I go by foot to school and I donít know how long it takes but it is far.
What breaks do you have during the day?
We break off for break at 12-12.30 pm, Lunch 2.30-3pm.
Do you have lunch at school? If so, what did you have yesterday?
Lunch is not provided at school. We stay hungry with even other children.
Describe your school uniform.
I like putting on my uniform, it is better than those for other schools.
What lessons did you have at school yesterday?
We learnt about filling the missing numbers.
What is your favourite lesson?
Addition of numbers in math.
Do you know what you would like to do when you leave school?
Yes! I want to be a Nurse.